Photography and Framework

April 01, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
What is the first thing you see when you look at a photograph? What is your framework for the experience of photography as art? Do you read it? Do you critique it? Do you think "I could have shot that."? One of the things I've found inherently wrong with the critique and competition culture is that it taught me to view a photograph with these que...
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5 Things You Should Know about Social Media Engagement

August 17, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
1) Algorithms can't read, but they are set to look at word counts. They give priority to comments of 5 words or more. Let's be vibrant, thoughtful, engaging and kind with our comments. WHY? Vibrant accounts can bring in unexpected opportunities for all of our members! 2) Interaction with people is associated with a greater sense of well-being, whi...
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Inspiration Point - 100 Thoughts and Ideas to Jump Start Creativity

July 15, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Among the damage of COVID-19 and the restrictions which keep us spaced apart or close to home, is the lack of inspiration, motivation and creativity. I get up each day and ask myself "Am I making the best use of my time?" "Is there anything to photograph or say in my little shutdown world?" "What should I, could I do next?" I hope you will find t...
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Modern Still Life

May 08, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Still Life is an art form that depicts inanimate, everyday objects. What objects can you include? - food, flowers, rocks, plants, nuts, fruit, shells, sticks, even dead animals. Also, bottles, glasses, books, jewelry, coins, pipes and more. Instagram is filled with modern still life and more specifically in what is now called "flat lay." This tre...
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Twin Views of your Hometown/City

May 06, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
Cities can be fascinating subjects. Watching how the daylight plays around the buildings, or how night falls and the cities light up their skylines and monuments with a view you could never see in daylight. Baltimore and Philadelphia and DC are all just a short car or train ride away. These cities each hold a place in my heart and always bring some...
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